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Tanner in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A.

North Alabama Raid

 

—September 23-30, 1864 —

 
Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 3, 2009
1. Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A. Marker
Inscription. Hemmed in by superior forces Forrest's fast~moving cavalry raided and destroyed Union supply lines and strong points, captured 2,360 men, valuable Stores.

By swift action, surprise and bluff Forrest disrupted Union military plans from Decatur to Columbia.
 
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 40.407′ N, 86° 56.999′ W. Marker is in Tanner, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Bee Line Highway (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tanner AL 35671, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harris-Pryor House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakland United Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Southeast Air Forces Training Center (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gen. Jos. Wheeler (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ingalls Shipyard (approx. 4.4 miles away); Burleson House (circa 1836) (approx. 4.4 miles away); “a place of importance” - Union Leadership at Decatur (approx. 4.4 miles away); Schaudies - Banks Cottage (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tanner.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 3, 2009
2. Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,418 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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